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A PUBLICATION OF THE TEXAS HISTORICAL FOUNDATION
Miriam A. Ferguson: Texas'
First Woman Governor
by Carl R. McQueary 14
The series of events which led Texas to
its first woman governor is a topic on
which historians may continue to debate
for many years to come.
The Old San Antonio Road
by Frances Stovall
Texas Capitol Preservation
and Restoration Project
from Capitol Master Plan 8
Completed in 1888 as the winning design
from a national competition, the
Texas Capitol is widely recognized as
one of the nation's most distinguished
state capitols. It is a cherished cultural
legacy-one to be preserved.
The best way to know twentieth century
San Marcos is through a tour of its
homes and historic buildings, and a
visit to its river.
The Taming of the Rio
Grande: Four Centuries
Pass of the North
by John Peterson
The cultural resources of living
communities are as vital to preservation
projects as are those from the
The Cemetery That Would
Not Die: A Tale of Preservation
by Jeffery Huebner 26
From the moment of its discovery, Blue
Bayou was recognized as an important
part of Texas prehistory.
ON THE COVER
The Texas State Capitol in Austin. Photograph
by Richard Reynolds, courtesy of the Texas
Department of Commerce.
Clues from the Past: A Resource
Book on Archeology
Edited by Pam Wheat and
Brenda Whorton 25
El Paso: A Borderlands History
by W.H. Timmons 25
Homecoming and Rededication of
the Old Stone Church in Meyersville
September 15, 1991 28
Heritage Fair in Plano
October 19 and 20, 1991
Grand Prairie Symposium
October 3-5, 1991
Historical Museum Listing
State Parks & Historical Sites
HERITAGE magazine is published quarterly by the Texas Historical Foundation,
P. 0. Box 530056, Austin, Texas 78753. 1991. Opinions expressed by contributing
writers do not necessarily reflect those of the Texas Historical Foundation.
The Texas Historical Foundation is a private, nonprofit organization supported by
membership dues, contributions, and grants. Unsolicited articles not exceeding
2,000 words will be accepted by a review committee for publication. Articles per
taining to Texas heritage, culture, and preservation activities are given priority.
Manuscripts should be typed, double-spaced, and photos or artwork accurately
labeled. Submissions become the property of Texas Historical Foundation unless
accompanied by a self-addressed envelope for return of documents or literature,
and photographs or drawings from archival storage. Typesetting by Patricia
Haas. Printing by Whitley Company, Austin, Texas.
Editor, Patricia Haas, Book Review Editor, John Peterson.
George Berry, Kim Bradley, Patricia Haas, Jeffery A. Huebner,
Allen McCree, Carl P. McQueary, John Peterson, Frances Stovall,
Austin History Center, State Preservation Board, Capitol Master
Plan, Heritage Association of San Marcos.
HERITAGE * SUMMER 1991 3
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